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“The Worst Possible Way to Win Over Rural Voters”

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We have trained ourselves far more in the art of vilification than communication.  Devin Poore grew up near the northeast corner of Washington State. Ferry County is one of the poorest in the state, with a median household income of … Continue reading

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Go Figure: Better Birth Control Dramatically Drops Delaware Abortion Rate

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Hint: It wasn’t the Religious Right. I’m as fiercely pro-choice as they come. I owe my beloved first daughter to the fact that my husband and I were able to terminate a toxoplasmosis-infected pregnancy. My most read article ever was … Continue reading

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American IUDs Help African Women Despite Trump Gag Rule and Funding Cuts

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When Donald Trump was elected, demand for long-acting birth control soared. Planned Parenthood scrambled to schedule appointments. One woman made a sign that said, “My IUD will outlast your presidency!” Others posted the image to social media. Thanks to a … Continue reading

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ExMuslim and Gay: We Don’t Fit Anywhere

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I want my American LGBTQ community to see that people like us exist. O. C.  (not his real initials) was raised in Pakistan in a devout Muslim family. By the time he was eight or nine, he knew there was … Continue reading

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False Euthanasia Story a Lesson in Outrage and Polarization

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On June 4, media outlets around the world repeated the false story that a 17-year-old Dutch teen had been legally euthanized. The headlines and stories were as sensational as the narrative allowed, usually along the lines of “Raped Dutch Girl … Continue reading

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Imagine If Our Virtual Assistants Were Black

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Imagine if Siri, Alexa and Cortana were named Deshawn, LaToya and Tyrell and, instead of being female, their voices were clearly identifiable as Black. We command them to make our appointments and take us places. We expect them to stand … Continue reading

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Valerie Tarico on The Right to Reason

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The Right to Reason Podcast- The Righteous and the Woke Valerie Tarico with Robert Stanley (51 min. audio) Youtube, Patreon, ITunes What do sincere Evangelicals and Social Justice Warriors have in common? More than you might think. Both, for one … Continue reading

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